Two Hurt After House Explosion

24 December 2010, 16:25 | Updated: 24 December 2010, 16:42

Two women are now in a stable condition in hospital after an explosion at a house in Suffolk on Christmas Eve.

A 50-year-old and an 18-year-old - who sustained burn injuries in a fire at a home in Chapel Road in Wrentham are now said to be in a stable condition and the injuries they sustained are not believed to be life-threatening.

The 50-year-old woman is currently at the Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford and the 18-year-old woman is in the Norfolk and Norwich hospital.

Both recieved burns in the fire, which happened around 7.30 - 7.40am in the morning, Friday 24 December.

Police and fire investigators have been at the scene to investigate what happened, but it is initially thought it may have been a gas explosion.

The road was shut for most of the day - but has now re-opened.